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					                 PROGRAMS TO BE HELD AT THE OGS LIBRARY
                   611 State Route 97 – Bellville, OH 44813-8813
                              Phone: (419) 886-1903
                                   www.ogs.org

                               A SEASON OF LEARNING

Programs will continue to be added to this schedule. Please check our website at
www.ogs.org for updated class information. These sessions are free, unless otherwise
noted. However, pre-registration is requested either by telephone or by email. If you are
a speaker with an interesting topic, please contact Margaret Cheney, Education Chair at
margcheney@aol.com for details on presenting a program.


April 18 – 10 am – Tom Neel – Part I - Internet resources that are offered at the OGS
Library including Ancestry, GenealogyBank, Footnote, HeritageQuest, Ancestral Pursuit,
World Vital Records, the New England databases, NewspaperArchives.com, and of
course our own web site and the free FamilySearch.org. On Mondays, the library is
closed to the public. Class attendees will get free admittance and free use of the library -
on their own - for that day. Pre-registration required.

May 14 – Saturday – The Ashland County Genealogical Society will be holding a free
workshop for Beginning Genealogy at the OGS Library. Program is from 10:30 to
12:30. Research assistance will be available until the library closes at 5 p.m. Pre-
registration required.

June 6 – 10 am – Tom Neel - Part II – Internet resources available at the OGS Library –
Tom discusses the different databases available for personal researching. See April 18
for details. On Mondays, the library is closed to the public. Class attendees will get free
admittance and free use of the library on their own for that day. Pre-registration required.

June 9 – 10 am – Dr. Deborah Abbott presents a program on Libraries and Archives.
This session will tell you what you can find in these great repositories. Pre-registration
required.

June 19-24 – OGS Summer Workshop. Please see www.ogs.org for full details on this
exciting opportunity to hear and work with noted genealogical speakers. Fee

June 22 – 1:30-3:30 pm Learn Calligraphy – Part I - Students may bring calligraphy
cartridge pens, or they may bring the old-style holders with interchangeable nibs and ink
bottles. I will have some marker pens and nibs to share. Pre-registration required. Limited
class size. Fee

June 25 – 10 am – Margaret Cheney presents a program on “Researcher Beware”. This
program will show you why everything you see on the Internet is not always correct. The
Internet provides clues, what you see may not be what you want. Pre-registration
required.

June 29 – 1:30 – 3:30 pm Learn Calligraphy – Part II - Students may bring calligraphy
cartridge pens, or they may bring the old-style holders with interchangeable nibs and ink
bottles. I will have some marker pens and nibs to share. Pre-registration required.
Limited class size. Fee
July 8 – 1–3 pm KIDS GENEALOGY – This series of programs is aimed at the 10-18
age group. There will be 4 sessions in July that will be aimed at getting younger people
interested in the history of their family. This first session will help you learn how to get
started researching your ancestral roots. These are free sessions, but are limited to 20
students for each session. Pre-registration is required for all sessions. Attend one
session or all 4. There will be different leaders for each session.

July 9 - – 10 am - "How Great Grandpa Bought the Farm: Finding and Using
Deeds in Your Genealogical Research". Join Chris Staats as he takes you through the
steps of using deeds to learn where and when the “farm” was purchased. Pre-registration
required.

July 14 – 10 am – Dr. Deborah Abbott presents “Vital Records”. Learn what Vital
Records are and the information that can be gleaned from them. Pre-registration
required.

July 15 – 1-3 pm – KIDS GENEALOGY – This session will deal on How to Organize
Your Research. There are many different ways this can be done – find out which might
be best for you.

July 22 – 1-3 pm – KIDS GENEALOGY – This session will tell you how to use
Computers for your Genealogy. The computer lab will be used for this session. Pre-
registration is required.

July 29 – 1-3 pm – KIDS GENEALOGY – “What To Do With Your Research” This
session shows you many different ways to be creative with your research findings.

July 30 – Saturday - Derek Davey will present a program on “Researching Your Civil
War Ancestors”. The program starts at 10 a.m. With the 150th anniversary of the Civil
War, now is a great time to find out more about your ancestors who fought in this great
battle. Pre-registration required.

Derek Davey is an instructor of genealogy at Lourdes College and is a member of the
Genealogical Speakers Guild.

August 4 – 10 am – Dr. Deborah Abbott talks about “Slave Research”. This program
will help you find resources for researching Slave ancestry. Pre-registration required.

August 13 – Saturday – Annual Chapter Management Seminar sponsored by the
Richland County Chapter. Chapter Officers and others are invited to intend this program
intended to help run your chapter more efficiently. Free for Chapter members, $25 for
non-chapter members. See full details at www.ogs.org

August 20 – Saturday – Derek Davey will present a program on “Migration Patterns to
Northwest Ohio”. Why did our ancestors move to Northwest Ohio? Where did they
come from? How did they get there? Learn all of this and more. Pre-registration
required.

October 1 – Saturday – Annual Fall Seminar with guest speaker Dick Eastman.
Celebrate Family History Month with Dick Eastman, author of the widely popular
Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter will be held at the Deer Ridge Golf Club in
Bellville. See full details at www.ogs.org Fee
October 7 – Friday – Annual Librarian’s Seminar – This event traditionally draws
librarians from across the state to learn many new things. This year’s topic is “Working
on Digital Projects”. Visit www.ogs.org for more information. Fee

				
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